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Staff welcome new signings

February 12, 2019
The Staffordshire Band has welcomed a number of new signings ahead of the Midlands Area Championships.


New leadership at Staffordshire

October 9, 2018
Craig Williams becomes the Musical Director of the Staffordshire Band


Report & Result: 2018 Midlands Regional Championships: First Section

March 10, 2018
Staffordshire, Foresters Brass and Enderby are finals bound after success in Bedworth

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Elliott returns to lead Staffs revival

July 25, 2017
The return of former Chairman Shaun Elliott comes with the promise of a bright and exciting future.

Shaun Elliott

No more house of Elliot after 20 years

August 12, 2016
The highly respected Shaun Elliott has stepped down from the role of Chairman with The Staffordshire Band after two decades of administrative leadership.

John Pippen

Pippen to pop up at Staffs

April 19, 2016
The Staffordshire Band has announced that Jonathan Pippen will take on the role of Associate Conductor.

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New principal lead at Staffordshire

March 30, 2016
Sheila Draycott has been appointed as the new principal cornet of the Staffordshire Band.


Trombone quartet with a difference for Staffs

October 31, 2015
There was a trombone quartet with a difference at the the recent concert given by the Staffordshire Band.

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Made in Taiwan for Staffs...

October 14, 2014
The exciting euphonium talent of Tzu-Hsiang Lin takes up his new role as solo euphonium with the Staffordshire Band.


Staffs welcome new quartet

January 25, 2014
The Staffordshire Band has welcomed a quartet of new players to the ranks.

Ian Porthouse

Porthouse joins Staff room

October 3, 2013
Tredegar MD Ian Porthouse joins the new conducting team at Staffordshire.

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Associate Staffs appointment

April 18, 2013
David Purkiss is the new Associate Musical Director at Staffordshire Band.

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Staffs welcome back tuba star

March 23, 2013
Tuba star Tony Whittingham made a spectacular return to his old band at Bedworth.

Eric Elliott

Death of Eric Elliott

November 28, 2012
The death has been announced of Eric Elliott, the highly respected President of the Staffordshire Band.


Staff welcome new trio

October 16, 2012
The Staffordshire Band welcomes a trio of new young players.


Death of Staff stalwart

December 1, 2011
The death has been announced of Eric Handford, a stalwart of the Staffordshire Band.


Staffs opt for Nigel Seaman

October 3, 2011
The Staffordshire Band announce new professional appointment.


Staffs take Forest residency

June 14, 2011
The Staffordshire Band to take up residency in premier arts centre.


Staffs opt for Nigel Seaman

May 4, 2011
The experienced Nigel Seaman will head Staffordshire's challenge at the Grand Shield and Masters.


Staff departure

April 9, 2011
MD Huw Thomas and the Staffordshire Band have parted company

Foden's Band - St Michaels & All Angels Church

Saturday 25 May • Egerton Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston PR2 1AJ

St Pinnock Brass Band - Rock Choir Cornwall

Sunday 26 May • Sterts Theatre, . Sterts, . Liskeard, . PL14 5AZ PL14 5AZ

Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 26 May • The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive NN15 6PB

Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 29 May • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD

Black Dyke Band - George Lawton Hall, Mossley

Thursday 30 May • George Lawton Hall, Stamford St, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne OL5 0HR

Stannington Brass Band

May 25 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA PLAYER to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.

Prospect Brass - Skelmanthorpe

May 25 • Prospect Brass require a solo trombone to join our team. We have a sensisble yet exciting schedule of contests & concerts for the year ahead. We rehearse in our very own purpose built bandroom mon/fri 8-9.30pm

Lindley Band

May 24 • FRONT ROW CORNET required to join our friendly band who enjoy a sensible mix of engagements and contests. Our inspirational MD Mike Golding takes rehearsals on Monday and Wednesday evenings in our own modern bandroom located only 1m from M62 Jcn 24.

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